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This Month’s Focus: Excipients & Formulation

Calcium bioavailability: A comparative study of different calcium sources

In this article, researchers review the findings of a study on the bioavailability of different calcium salts.

The expanding role of effervescent technology

This article explains the benefits and applications of effervescent technology in solid dosage forms.

Back Page: IPEC-Americas celebrates 30 years

The International Pharmaceutical Excipients Council of the Americas (IPEC-Americas) was formed 30 years ago in response to the need for improved harmonization of standards for excipients.

General Features

Lactose-free coprocessed excipients for direct-compression tableting

This article describes a new lactose-free coprocessed excipient designed for direct compression of sustained-release tablets and compares its functional performance to a physical admixture of the same components.

Tableting with poorly compactible formulations

This article discusses factors that contribute to a formulation’s compactibility and ways to mitigate compactibility issues in a tableting process.

CMO finds reliable blender and sifter combinations for nutraceutical powder and tablet production

In the nutraceutical and pharmaceutical industries, product reliability and precision are key, as products must comply with strict quality and content uniformity standards.

Spotlight on Nutraceuticals: Primed for success: Creating smarter probiotic supplements to inspire modern consumers

This article discusses the latest consumer trends and clinical research in the field of microbiome science and examines the implications and opportunities it brings for supplement manufacturers.

Excipient World: A preview

Excipient World, the leading education, networking, and sourcing resource for the global excipient market, will be held September 27-29 at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, MD. The conference is the only US event focused exclusively on excipients and their vital role in the development, formulation, quality, compliance, and availability of drugs and consumer healthcare products.

Pack Expo Las Vegas: A preview

Pack Expo Las Vegas will be held September 27-29 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV. PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, has organized the event and will host more than 1,350 exhibitors focusing on new technology in the processing and packaging industries.

CPhI North America: A preview

CPhI North America, a pharmaceutical trade show and conference, will be a hybrid event this year and will take place online from July 26-August 6 and in person from August 10-12, with the in-person event occurring at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, PA.

September Content

Tablet tooling maintenance

Feed frame optimization for multi-unit pellet system tablets

Capsule-based dry powder inhaler design

Issue Focuses

Jan/Feb: Capsule Filling

March/April: Outsourcing & Packaging

May/June: Coating & Continuous Manufacturing

June: Solid Dosage Sourcebook

July/August: Excipients & Formulation

September: Tableting

October: Quality, Validation & Regulatory Compliance

November: Annual Buyer’s Guide

Tablets & Capsules Technical Article Guidelines

Tablets & Capsules is the world’s only publication dedicated to solid dosage forms. Our readers are the people responsible for the formulation, production, and packaging of pharmaceutical and nutraceutical tablets and capsules in North America. Each issue reaches about 10,000 readers whose job functions include R&D, QC, engineering, and operations. All are technical decision-makers who need practical information.

T&C’s technical articles are written by technical professionals for technical professionals. But they are a collaborative effort: You provide the content and expertise, and T&C’s editors tailor your article to T&C’s audience.

For sample topics and details on how to submit an article and share your expertise, download the full technical article guidelines below or contact the editor.

Contact the editor:
Nate Todd
1155 Northland Drive
St. Paul, MN 55120
651-287-5625
ntodd@cscpub.com
2021
Focus
Special Sections
Jan/Feb*
Capsule Filling
1. Granulation & Drying
2. Dedusters
March/April*
Outsourcing & Packaging
1. Test & Inspection Equipment
2. Multi-layer Tableting
May/June
Coating & Continuous Manufacturing
1. Counters & Bottle Fillers
2. Particle Size: Reduction,     Separation, & Analysis
June
Solid Dosage Sourcebook
July/August*
Excipients & Formulation
1. Tooling
2. Mixers & Blenders
September
Tableting
1. Liquid Capsule Filling
2. Powder Transfer &     Containment
October*
Quality, Validation, & Regulatory Compliance
1. Blister Packaging
2. Tablet & Capsule      Identification
November
Annual Buyer’s Guide
*Issue includes “Spotlight on Nutraceuticals” insert.

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